Bibliography on the Fatigue of Materials Components and Structures

  • Filename: bibliography-on-the-fatigue-of-materials-components-and-structures.
  • ISBN: 9781483146195
  • Release Date: 2016-02-26
  • Number of pages: 326
  • Author: J. Y. Mann
  • Publisher: Elsevier

Bibliography on the Fatigue of Materials, Components and Structures: 1838-1950 is a bibliographic guide to references on the fatigue of materials, components, and structures. The materials listed in this bibliography were published between 1838 and 1950 and include abstracting journals and references that have appeared in papers and books. The references in this bibliography are listed chronologically according to their year of publication and alphabetically in each year according to the name of the first author. Papers without specific authors are listed at the conclusion of the alphabetical section of each year. In order to provide easy access to particular subject matter, the bibliography includes a comprehensive Subject Index and an Author Index. Abbreviations are extensively used for the titles of journals and other publications. Topics covered include changes in the internal structure of iron; causes of axle failures in locomotives, tenders, and wagons and how to avoid them; the behavior of metals under repeated stress; the resistance of steel to vibration; heat treatment and fatigue of steel; and the effect of strain on railway axles. This volume will be a useful resource for students, engineers, metallurgists, and research workers.

Picturing Time

  • Filename: picturing-time.
  • ISBN: 0226071758
  • Release Date: 1995-01-15
  • Number of pages: 472
  • Author: Marta Braun
  • Publisher: University of Chicago Press

A complete, illustrated survey of Etienne-Jules Marey's work that investigates the far reaching effects of her inventions on stream-of-consciousness literature, psychoanalysis, Bergsonian philosophy, and the art of cubists and futurists.

Fatigue as a Window to the Brain

  • Filename: fatigue-as-a-window-to-the-brain.
  • ISBN: 0262042274
  • Release Date: 2005
  • Number of pages: 336
  • Author: John DeLuca
  • Publisher: MIT Press

Experts on a wide variety of conditions discuss the neural mechanisms associated with fatigue.

Economics of Fatigue and Unrest and the Efficiency of Labour in English and American Industry

  • Filename: economics-of-fatigue-and-unrest-and-the-efficiency-of-labour-in-english-and-american-industry.
  • ISBN: 9781134562190
  • Release Date: 2013-10-16
  • Number of pages: 432
  • Author: P. Sargant Florence
  • Publisher: Routledge

Structured in three parts, Economics of Fatigue and Unrest is as relevant today for the study of industrial relations and human resource management as when it was first published. It contains chapters on the following: * The growth of technical efficiency * The theory of fatigue and unrest * The costs of industrial inefficiency * The loss by staff turnover * The loss by absence * The loss by industrial accidents and ill-health

Elizabeth Thompson Carmelite 1826 1904

  • Filename: elizabeth-thompson-carmelite-1826-1904.
  • ISBN: 9781907629716
  • Release Date: 2015-02
  • Number of pages: 285
  • Author: Philippa Reidy
  • Publisher: ShieldCrest

Elizabeth Thompson (Mother Mary of the Blessed Trinity to her Carmelite family) was a remarkable Englishwoman whose story deserves to be told. As a young convert to the Catholic faith she crossed the English Channel to become a nun in the first Carmel in France and, as Prioress, she guided and governed her community throughout the dark days of the Siege of Paris and the Commune. She entered a different history when she returned to England to found a new Carmel in London, just as the Catholic Church was emerging from the shadows of the long years of persecution and was beginning to expand and re-organise itself. From her instructions to her nuns, both in France and in England, it is clear that Mother Mary of the Blessed Trinity absorbed the teaching and shared the radical ideals of St Teresa of Avila. She also shared some of the characteristics of the great Carmelite reformer, being a born leader and a woman of great courage, determination and personal charm. In bringing the spirit of St Teresa from Paris to London, she was responsible for a remarkable expansion of the Carmelite Order in Britain, although that work was carried out by her successor, Mother Mary of Jesus, while she herself retired into the background. There she has tended to remain, her memory still venerated in the house she founded, but scarcely known outside of it. Thanks to the patient research and steady labours of Sr Mary of St Philip she can now be presented to a wider public and her place in the history of Carmel and of the Catholic Church in this country can be better recognised.

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